Alberta’s unemployment rate was lower than just 3 other provinces: Newfoundland and Labrador (10.1%), New Brunswick (8.1%), and Nova Scotia (6.7%).
Alberta lost 10,000 full-time jobs overall in November, nearly wiping out the 14,000 full-time jobs they gained the previous month.
Alberta gained 14,000 full-time jobs overall, but that was barely enough to cover the loss of 13,100 seen in August.
Alberta has lost over 32,000 full-time jobs in just two months.
That number increases to 25,000 if you look at just full-time workers who are women.
Inflation has increased at 6 times the rate that the average hourly wage in Alberta has.
Full-time jobs make up a smaller percentage of total jobs than 3 years ago, and so full-time wages have dropped for 3 months.
Full-time jobs were down, and so were full-time wages.
Full-time jobs were up, but full-time wages were down.
Alberta still has the highest unemployment rate outside of Atlantic Canada.